COINS TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN

By Kevin Anyonge A new report on development assistance to end child violence is out, the report show that a small percentage of overseas development assistance channeled towards ending child violence. The overseas development assistance (ODA) to end violence against children has been reviewed, in the report dubbed Counting Pennies established that in the year... Continue Reading →

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AN AFRICAN HEADING THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE AFRICAN CHILD

By Liz Busisa   Africa has, once again, one of its very own heading one of the largest organizations in the world on matters health. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, an Ethiopian, is the new head of the World Health Organization (WHO). This is historical as Tedros is the first African to lead this United Nations health... Continue Reading →

Kenya Performs better in Kids Rights Index

  By Kevin Anyonge Child rights are more vital in the current millennial and child protection from violence, discrimination and other forms of harm is a mandate to a country to ensure this rights are well advocated for. The Kenya constitution guarantees the rights of the child under Article 53 of Bill of Rights including... Continue Reading →

Safaricom’s Child Transforming Agenda

In last weeks article we highlighted Safaricom's internal culture of child rights. Safaricom goal is to transform lives including children. This is seen in the number of Safaricom initiatives that are geared to improve the lives of the most vulnerable children. The company has invested in talent development of children in low income communities in... Continue Reading →

Data System to End Violence Against Children

By Kevin Anyonge The Kenya government has launched the Child Protection Management system. The web based data system which was developed by the department of children services of Kenya (DCS) with an aim to collect, aggregate and report on child protection data. In  a country where it is estimated that 54.4% of Kenya’s population is... Continue Reading →

Quality Child Data for Kenya

By Noah Sanganyi, HSC Introduction The mandate of Department of Children Services (DCS) is to safeguard and protect the rights and welfare of all children in Kenya through implementation of relevant policies, coordination, supervision and delivery of services(Children’s Act 2001).Among other CP activities is to design a comprehensive Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) to... Continue Reading →

The Question of Gender Equality in Politics

By Jennifer Kaberi Last week I had am opportunity to mentor child leaders. The first three days of the week were children from the Kenya Children Assembly. It was very interesting to listen to children perspective of leadership. The KCA children who come from the 47 counties in Kenya, felt that we as adults needed... Continue Reading →

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